Stamford Debates Lobbyist Hire to Maximize Federal Funding, as Other Towns Demur

Sustainable Strategies DC, Stamford’s Washington, D.C., lobbyist, says it has helped obtain about $8.5 million in funding for multiple aspects of downtown's Mill River restoration.


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It might seem weird that city governments hire lobbyists to help them obtain funding from state and federal governments.

But, more and more, that’s what cities do.

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Angela Carella

For 36 years prior to joining the Connecticut Examiner, Angela Carella was a beat reporter, investigative reporter, editor and columnist for the Stamford Advocate. Carella reports on Stamford and Fairfield County. T: 203 722 6811.